Eyal Sheiner

Eyal Sheiner
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | bgu · Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology

M.D. PhD

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The present study was designed to investigate the influence of epidural analgesia on labor progress and outcome in nulliparous women. A population-based study comparing women with and without epidural analgesia was conducted. Deliveries occurred during 1988-2006 at the Soroka University Medical Center. A multivariable logistic regression model with...
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Bariatric surgery is both a popular and highly effective treatment for obesity. Pregnancy after these procedures has proved safe, with certain gestational complication rates lower than those associated with pregnancy in the obese. Current recommendations suggest delaying pregnancy until after the first postoperative year to avoid gestation during t...
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In the industrialized world, approximately 12% of couples suffer from infertility. As a result of its collective political and historical experience, Israel boasts one of the world's most progressive fertility policies ranging from hormonal treatment to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Approximately 40% of the causes of infertility are attributed to t...
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The purpose of this study was to determine whether women who experienced perinatal mortality in their first delivery had, in their subsequent birth, a higher risk for adverse perinatal outcome. A population-based study was undertaken to compare all second deliveries of women with previous perinatal mortality in their first delivery to those with no...
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Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type I (CDA I) is a rare inherited disease characterized by moderate to severe macrocytic anemia and abnormal erythroid precursors with nuclear chromatin bridges and spongy heterochromatin. Moderate to severe maternal anemia is a recognized independent risk factor for low birth weight (LBW) and complicated delive...
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Study objective This study was aimed to assess the association between the use of epidural analgesia during labor and mother-infant bonding. Design A cross-sectional study. Setting Maternity ward at Soroka University Medical Center during 2020. Patients Women who delivered a singleton live-born infant vaginally in their immediate post-partum per...
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Objective We aimed to study the association between fetal gender in twin pregnancies and the risk for childhood infectious morbidity of the offspring. Study design A population-based cohort analysis was performed comparing total and subtypes of infectious related pediatric hospitalizations among males versus females offspring of twin pregnancies....
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Preterm delivery (PTD: <37 gestational weeks) complicates 5–13% of deliveries worldwide [...]
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Background Maternal condyloma acuminata infection may be vertically transmitted to the offspring during pregnancy and childbirth. Our study aimed to investigate the possible impact of maternal condyloma acuminata infection in pregnancy on offspring respiratory and infectious morbidity. Methods A population‐based cohort analysis including all singl...
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Purpose Pruritus during pregnancy is associated with adverse maternal, pregnancy, and neonatal outcomes. We opted to assess the association between term pruritus and long-term neuropsychiatric morbidity in the offspring. Method In a population-based retrospective cohort study, the incidence of long-term neuropsychiatric morbidity was compared betwe...
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Objective: To investigate whether there is a linear association between the degree of prematurity and the risk for long-term ophthalmic morbidity among preterm infants. Study design: A population-based, retrospective cohort study, which included all singleton deliveries occurring between 1991 and 2014 at a single tertiary medical center. All inf...
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On April 26th, 1986 the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, Ukraine exploded, causing the worst radiation disaster in history. The aim was to estimate hospitalization rates among exposed civilians who later immigrated to Israel. We conducted a historical follow-up study, among persons exposed to Chernobyl (n = 1128) using linked hospitalization records f...
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(1) Background: We aimed to study whether a low 5 min Apgar score is associated with pediatric neurological morbidities throughout childhood. (2) Methods: A population-based retrospective cohort study was conducted. The exposed group was defined as offspring with a 5 min Apgar score <7, and the remaining offspring served as the comparison group. Th...
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Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate whether children that were born small for gestational age (SGA) have an increased risk for childhood neoplasm. Study design A population-based cohort analysis comparing the risk for long-term childhood neoplasms (benign and malignant) in children that were born SGA vs. those that were appropriate for...
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Respiratory morbidity is a hallmark complication of prematurity. Children born preterm are exposed to both short- and long-term respiratory morbidity. This study aimed to investigate whether a critical gestational age threshold exists for significant long-term respiratory morbidity. A 23-year, population-based cohort analysis was performed comparin...
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PurposeThe current study was aimed to assess whether maternal epilepsy is linked to long-term neurological morbidity of the offspring, and to examine whether maternal epilepsy is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes.MethodsA population-based cohort study was conducted comparing perinatal outcomes of women with and without epilepsy, including...
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OBJECTIVE This study investigates the risk for long term respiratory hospitalizations of offspring born small for gestational age (SGA) at term. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective population-based cohort analysis was performed to examine the risk of long-term respiratory hospitalizations between SGA compared to appropriate for gestational age (AGA) newb...
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Research using artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine is expected to significantly influence the practice of medicine and the delivery of health care in the near future. However, for successful deployment, the results must be transported across health care facilities. We present a cross-facilities application of an AI model that predicts the need...
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Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is a well-acknowledged infectious entity during pregnancy; yet its long-term implications are not well investigated. The present study aimed to test the association between maternal ASB during pregnancy and long-term offspring infectious hospitalizations. A population-based cohort analysis was conducted, comparing the...
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Background The possible impact of interpregnancy interval (IPI) on perinatal outcomes has long been studied, however, a definition of the optimal interval is still not clear. Both short and long IPIs have been associated with obstetrical syndromes and short and long-term complications. In this study, we sought to explore the impact of IPI on the ha...
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Purpose Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) affect about 17% of all pregnancies and is associated with significant short- and long-term health consequences for the mother and her offspring. Early diagnosis and prompt interventions may reduce these adverse outcomes. We aimed to identify first pregnancy characteristics as risk factors for GDM in subs...
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Objective To examine whether smoking during pregnancy is correlated with long-term ophthalmic complications of the offspring. Study design A population-based cohort analysis was performed comparing all deliveries of mothers who reported smoking during pregnancy and non-smoking mothers between 1991 and 2014 at a single tertiary medical center. Hosp...
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Purpose To evaluate perinatal outcomes and long-term neurological morbidity of offspring to mothers with a history of ectopic pregnancy. Methods In this retrospective study, perinatal outcomes and long-term neurological morbidity of offspring were assessed among mothers with a history of ectopic pregnancy, either medically or surgically treated. T...
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Objective We sought to explore whether maternal pre-pregnancy obesity is an independent risk factor for offspring respiratory morbidity during childhood. Methods A population-based retrospective cohort analysis comparing childhood respiratory morbidity incidence in offspring to mothers with pre-pregnancy obesity (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m²) and those who had...
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Background Prenatal maternal physiological changes may cause severe COVID-19 among pregnant women. The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (BNT162b2 mRNA) has been shown to be highly effective and it is recommended for individuals aged ≥16 years, including pregnant women, although the vaccine has not been tested on the latter. Objective To study the...
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On April 26th, 1986 the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, Ukraine exploded, causing the worst radiation disaster in history. The aim was to estimate hospitalization rates among exposed civilians who later immigrated to Israel. We conducted a historical follow-up study, among persons exposed to Chernobyl (n = 1128) using linked hospitalization records f...
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PurposeSexual violence is a global health problem. We aimed to evaluate the association between self-reported history of sexual violence and parturients’ health behaviors, focusing on routine gynecological care, and mental well-being.Methods This was a retrospective questionnaire-based study, including mothers of newborns delivered at the “Soroka”...
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Background In this study we sought to ascertain a critical threshold of the degree of prematurity and long-term digestive morbidity of the offspring. Methods A population-based cohort analysis was conducted, comparing long-term incidence of digestive morbidity in infants born preterm. Cases were divided into four groups according to the extremity...
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Background Failure to progress is one of the leading indications for cesarean delivery in trials of labor of twin gestations. However, assessment of labor progression in twin labors is managed according to singleton labor curves. Objective To establish a partogram for twin deliveries that reflects normal and abnormal labor progress, as well as cus...
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Objective: To examine whether early term delivery impacts on long term ophthalmic health of offspring. Methods: A retrospective population based cohort study was conducted, including all singleton deliveries (1991-2014) occurring at a tertiary medical center. Gestational age was divided into: Early prematurity, late prematurity, and early, full,...
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Objective This study was aimed to assess the association between ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) and pregnancy complications among women who conceived following fertility treatment. Study Design A retrospective population-based cohort study, including all singleton deliveries of patients conceived following ovulation induction (OI) or in v...
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Objective: Pregnancies of women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are associated with preterm delivery. As preterm delivery is associated with long-term neurological morbidity, we opted to evaluate the long-term neurologic outcomes of offspring born to mothers with SLE regardless of gestational age. Methods: Perinatal outcomes and long-ter...
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We opted to investigate whether a critical threshold exists for long-term pediatric neurological morbidity, and cerebral palsy (CP), in preterm delivery, via a population-based cohort analysis. Four study groups were classified according to their gestational age at birth: 24–27.6, 28–31.6, 32–36.6 weeks and term deliveries, evaluating the incidence...
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Background and goals: While evidence suggests short-term benefits in neonatal morbidity and mortality from cesarean delivery of the fetus in breech presentation, the long-term implications for the offspring are less clear. To assess the implications of the mode of delivery on offspring's health, we have evaluated the long-term gastrointestinal (GI...
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Preterm birth (PTB) is the leading cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Adverse effects of preterm birth have a direct correlation with the degree of prematurity, in which infants who are born extremely preterm (24–28 weeks gestation) have the worst outcomes. We sought to determine prominent risk factors for extreme PTB and whether these fac...
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Background Intrauterine Fetal Death (IUFD) is a rare and tragic pregnancy complication. The main causes for IUFD are largely unknown. Particulate Matter (PM)2.5 exposure has been suggested as an IUFD risk factor. Objectives To study the association between maternal PM2.5 levels and IUFD risk, to address ethnicity as a possible effect modifier, and...
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Tobacco consumption in the form of cigarette smoking is one of the most prevalent controllable risk factors for adverse health outcomes and is a known reproductive toxin. We aimed to study the effect of maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy on the risk of long-term gastrointestinal (GI) morbidity of their offspring. A population-based cohort...
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Objective β-thalassemia has been shown to be associated with adverse short-term perinatal outcomes including low birth weight and preterm labor. The aim of this study was to assess whether in-utero exposure of maternal β-thalassemia minor is a risk factor for offspring hematological morbidity. Study design A population-based retrospective cohort s...
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(1) Background: Preterm deliveries (PTD, <37 gestational weeks) which occur in 5–18% of deliveries across the world, are associated with immediate and long-term offspring morbidity, as well as high costs to health systems. Our aim was to identify risk factors during the first pregnancy ending at term for PTD in the subsequent pregnancy. (2) Methods...
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We investigated whether maternal hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) carrier status increases the risk for long-term oncologic morbidity of their offspring up to the age of 18 years. A population-based cohort study was conducted, including all singleton deliveries between the years 1991-2014 at a tertiary medical center. Our study in...
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Objective: To identify risk factors in first pregnancy for perinatal mortality in the subsequent pregnancy. Methods: A retrospective population-based nested case-control study was conducted, including all women with two first singleton consecutive deliveries. Women with perinatal mortality in first pregnancy were excluded, and cases with perinat...
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Purpose: The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effect of IPI on long-term neurological morbidity of the offspring. Methods: In this retrospective cohort study, 144,397 singleton infants born to multiparous mothers, between the years 1991 and 2014 in a tertiary medical center, were evaluated for different perinatal outcomes and were follow...
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Objective Meconium stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) is a well‐established risk factor for neonatal short‐term respiratory complications. Little is known regarding the long‐term morbidity. We investigated the possible association between MSAF and offspring respiratory morbidity. Methods A population‐based, cohort study of singleton deliveries occurrin...
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Fetal growth restriction (FGR) is defined as the failure of the fetus to meet its growth potential due to a pathological factor, most commonly placental dysfunction. Worldwide, FGR is a leading cause of stillbirth, neonatal mortality, and short- and long-term morbidity. Ongoing advances in clinical care, especially in definitions, diagnosis, and ma...
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Objective: We set out to ascertain a possible association between mode of delivery (cesarean vs. vaginal delivery) and gastrointestinal hospitalization of the offspring. Study design: A population based cohort analysis including all uncomplicated singleton deliveries occurring between the years 1991-2014 at a tertiary medical center was performe...
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Objectives: One of the most common indications for intrapartum cesarean delivery (CD) is nonreassuring fetal heart rate (NRFHR) patterns. We aimed to study the long-term effect of CD due to NRFHR on the risk for subsequent childhood infectious morbidity-related hospitalizations of the offspring. Study design: A population-based cohort study was...
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UNSTRUCTURED Research using artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine is expected to significantly influence the practice of medicine and the delivery of health care in the near future. However, for successful deployment, the results must be transported across health care facilities. We present a cross-facilities application of an AI model that pred...
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Problem: celiac disease is an autoimmune disease, patients with celiac have increased risk for infections and offspring of celiac mothers have increased morbidity. The aim of the study was to assess long-term infectious morbidity among offspring of pregnant women with celiac disease. Method of study: A population-based cohort study was conducted...
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Performing thyroid function tests (TFT) at 2 weeks of age in neonates of mothers with hypothyroidism, despite having a newborn screening program, is a debated approach. We examined whether there is an additional clinical benefit in TFT at 2 weeks of age in neonates born to mothers with hypothyroidism, in addition to the neonatal screening program....
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Objective We aimed to study the long-term effect of non-reassuring fetal heart rate (NRFHR) patterns on the risk for subsequent pediatric cardiovascular morbidity of the offspring. Study design A population based cohort study, comparing total and different subtypes of cardiovascular morbidity related pediatric hospitalizations among offspring born...
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Hepatitis B and hepatitis C (HBV/HCV) are important global public health concerns. We aimed to evaluate the association between maternal HBV/HCV carrier status and long-term offspring neurological hospitalisations. A population-based cohort analysis compared the risk for long-term childhood neurological hospitalisations in offspring born to HBV/HCV...
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Introduction Interpregnancy interval (IPI) is defined as the period between a live birth and the conception of a subsequent fetus. Both short (IPI < 6 months) and long IPI (IPI > 60 months) have been shown to increase the risk for adverse perinatal outcomes,